Have you seen Bruce Richard Reynolds? He's a man we'd like to find
They say The Great Train Robbery, he was the mastermind
And his firm they pulled the greatest turn the world has ever known
Two million quid was stolen, the firm split for parts unknown

Have you seen Bruce Richard Reynolds? He's a man we must detain
He's wanted for the robbery of the Glasgow-Euston train
Age 32, height six foot one, eyes grey, his hair is brown
Apprehend Bruce Richard Reynolds, he is wanted by The Crown

Well Reynolds and some people got together as a firm
While doin' bird in Wormwood Scrubs he heard about a turn
To rob a train, but it needed brains, so Reynolds scratched his head
"When I done my bird, I'll rob that train", that's what he said

When Reynolds left his prison cell he started on his scheme
He contacted old Gordon G. and Tommy Wisbey's team
They came to an arrangement and a partnership was made
By summer '63 the scene was set for Reynold's raid, yeah

On the night of August the 8th y'know the raid went like a dream
A hundred and twenty mail-bags full of money was stolen by the team
But someone left his fingerprints and the guys were soon on charge
But they'd only caught the muscle 'cause the brains were still at large, yeah

On the grapevine came the news that Mister Reynolds made a vow
"Well no-one grassed on me,", he said, "I can't desert them now"
"And the iron bars and prison walls, they do not bother me"
"I've robbed the mail, so I'll rob the jails and set my whole firm free"

By August '64 old Charlie Wilson left his cell
By late in '65 Ron Biggs said "Adiós" as well
Have you seen Bruce Richard Reynolds? He's a mastermind you know
Just walking through the walls of jails and lettin' his firm go

Wild Bill Anderson
The Reno brothers, first train robbery 1866 at Seymour, Indiana, $10,000 stolen
The James boys, Frank and Jessie
The Dalton Brothers
The Younger Brothers
Quail Hunter Jack Kennedy
Black Jack Ketchum
Old Bill Miner, still robbing trains at the age of 92
Bitter-sweet George Newcomb
The Newton Brothers and Buckey O'Neill
Big Nose George Parrot
Texas Jack Reed
Kid Slaughter
Henry Starr
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Red Buck Weightmoor
Little Dick West
Piano Charley Bullard
Sam Bass
Black Jack Gang
Tulsa Jack Blake
Pennsylvania Butch Clark
Dynamite Dick Clifton
Flat-nose George Curry
Bill Doolin Gang
Peg-Leg Bob Eldridge
Brooklyn Blacky Gordon
Long John Halford
The High Fives Gang
The Hole In The Wall Gang
The Wild Bunch


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